The town of Pemberon is located at the north end of Lillooet Lake. According to BCGNIS, Pemberton was originally referred to as Port Pemberton, named after Surveyor-General Pemberton.1
In this despatch, Douglas states that the only route into Pemberton was a 34 mile horse-way from Anderson Lake that was built in 1858.
  • 1. Pemberton, BC Geographical Names Information System.
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Douglas, James

Pemberton, Joseph Despard

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Anderson Lake

Lillooet Lake